A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this book.
Three generations of a family gather to celebrate Hanukkah, sharing and passing on traditions as each does his or her part to add to the joy of the festivities.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this simple telling of one family's Hanukkah celebration captures the essence of tradition, and was awarded the prestigious National Jewish Book Award in 1991.
Is It Any Good?
Simple text that is poetic, sometimes rhyming, yet also straightforward and clear explains the specific things a family does to celebrate Hanukkah. And watercolor illustrations that are beautifully expressive and somewhat nostalgic create an excitement that is gently joyful as it builds throughout the evening.
Together, the artistry of word and painting carry the story well beyond an explanation of what celebrating Hanukkah is really all about. This is a book about treasured traditions, and the joy of a family that shares not just the celebration but all of the preparation for making it truly festive and fun.
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